The Azalea Festival in the city of Tatebayashi

Colorful the Azalea festival is held annually in the city of Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture. Thousands of tourists and residents of Japan are eager to get into this famous city of azaleas, known since the Edo period. 10,000 azaleas 50 kinds of important decoration of the festival. It takes place in the period from 15 April to 15 may.

A little about azaleas

Azalea, or rhododendron, of the Heath, is considered to be one of the most ornamental shrubs decorating the house with bright blooms in the darkest time of the year and enjoying the abundance of flowers, which literally can not see the leaves.

Flowering species and varieties of azaleas native to China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Europe and North America. The most valuable are varieties grown from the species of Indian rhododendron and rhododendron Simms, large flowers blooming in the winter until early spring. The Japanese azaleas flowers small, it blooms in April, and sometimes at Christmas. In Eastern countries Azalea is a symbol of joy, peace and freedom.

Azalea is a very capricious plant and at the slightest deviation in the care ceases to bloom and may even die. She doesn’t like too hot sun. The cool, moist Continue reading

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